Tarragon, Russian, Russian Tarragon, Artemisia dracunculus L., 100 seds per pack, GMO Free, Medicinal, Organic, Heirloom
100 Seeds Per Pack
Name: Russian Tarragon
Scientific Name: Artemisia dracunculus L.
One of the several varieties of Tarragon, Russian Tarragon is known to be the hardier one. Preferring poorer soils this variety is very vigorous, although as a tradeoff it is weaker in flavor when used culinary. Medicinally it has been used to treat digestion problems, poor appetite, water retention, and even tooth aches.
Origination: Southern Russia and western Asia
Recommended Uses: Culinary, Medicinal
Height: 47-59 in (120-150 cm)
Hardiness: zones: USDA 4b-8b
Flower Color: Yellow
Maturity: 60-70 Days
Other Names: Estragon
You may sow outdoors in late February or when temperatures reach 40°F (5°C), you can start seedlings indoors a few weeks before the last frost in your area. Space plants out 1.5-2 Ft., plants grown indoors should be hardened off before being transplanted. Tarragon requires low water, allow plant to dry between watering and provide well-draining soil. When grown outdoors prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade. Fertilize early, and take cuttings early in the season to encourage bushier growth.